Overweight & Obesity

Study to examine health benefits of outdoor preschools

As preschoolers across the nation head into classroom buildings for the start of the school year, more than 300 Seattle area children enrolled in the Tiny Trees Preschool will get to spend their time learning outside—rain ...

Pediatrics

AAP updates management of sport-related concussion

(HealthDay)—Recommendations have been developed for the diagnosis and management of pediatric sport-related concussion (SRC), according to a clinical report published online Nov. 12 in Pediatrics.

Health

Selecting a personal trainer

(HealthDay)—A personal trainer can design an exercise program to meet your fitness goals, keep you motivated and adapt your training as you progress.

Health

Getting pre-schoolers into SHAPES

Giving kindergarten teachers a little guidance and a lot of freedom seems to be the best way to get sedate pre-schoolers moving.

Health

Making schools a healthier place

Nearly one of every three U.S. children is overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control, a rate that has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years.

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